Episode Index

  • Ep 0023 – Bye for now http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0023_DAT_Bye_For_Now_022514.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMark and I say good-by as we explain why Daily Adventure Tales is going on hiatus. Read the rest of the tale…Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ep 0022 – Kick Ass Dads – Our final adventures at the New Media Expo http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0022_DAT_kick_ass_dads_NMX_3b_022314.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI meet up with the incredible Kick Ass Dads from the Kick Ass Dad podcast on the last day of the New Media Expo. My fake son, Steve, and the Wonderful Mark put their two cents in as we wrap up the tales of our adventures at NMX. Steve ...
  • Ep 0021 – My epic tale of woe and redemption – interviewing Cliff Ravenscraft at NMX http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0021_DAT_Cliff_Ravenscraft_NMX_3_020614.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI choke down the most humble lessons, in this, my epic tale of woe and ash rising as I pursue my passionate dream — interviewing the King of All Podcasters, Cliff Ravenscraft, at the New Media Expo. Like Dorothy, in her quest for the wizard, along the way I ...
  • Ep 0020 – What’s it like to be a film star? More stories from NMX http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0020_DAT_FilmStar_NMX_2b_013014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI share stories about interviewing podcasters and documentary filmmaker, Mark Ramsey, at the New Media Expo with my fake son, Steve, and The Wonderful Mark. Interview highlights are: documentaries, podcasting and motivating moms. Song of the week,Red Hot Mama by Sophie Tucker Read the rest of the tale…Share this:Click ...
  • Ep 0019 – Where do Cowgirls go to Retire? New friends and stories from NMX http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0019_DAT_Cowgirls_New_Friends_NMX_012314.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI share stories about my experiences making and interviewing new friends at the New Media Expo with my old friends, Linda and Jane. Interview highlights are cowboys and cowgirls, Klout scores, high-end giftware, organic gardens and years of podcasting. Song of the week, Western States by Matt Bauer performed ...
  • Ep 0018 – On the road to Vegas – first adventures at NMX http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0018_DAT_Road_to_Vegas_NMX1_011614.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe hit the road in our convertible, Red Baby, and head to the New Media Expo in Las Vegas. We share squabbles and happy memories as we travel Route 66, return to the site of the world’s former tallest thermometer in Baker, CA and have lunch with the Mad ...
  • Ep 0017 – Farmers’ Market, What’s Tasty? and New Year’s according to Mark http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0017_DAT_Market_WhatsTasty_NewYear_010214.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI skip housework and head to the local Farmers’ Market in Montrose, CA. I find out about organic vegetables and meet a wonderful cobbler baker named Clifton. Mark and I try out new recipes. My friend, Linda, reports on ‘What’s Tasty’. Mark shares his unique view on New Year’s ...
  • Ep 0016 – Christmas, It’s a Small Christian World, Don’t Twerk on Twitter, and other Holiday Adventures http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0016_DAT_Small_Christian_World_Christmas_122613.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadChristmas is a diverse time of celebration. We learn from our fake son, Steve why for him, It’s a Small, Small Christian World, We travel to Knott’s Berry Farm to sample the world famous chicken dinner. Mark shares his version of the Hanukkah story. We have fun withTwitter, Alan ...
  • Ep 0015 – Twas the Groove before Christmas – Bonus Clip http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0015_DAT_Twas_the_Groove_Before_Christmas_bonus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis special holiday clip features me grooving with a poem I wrote as a kid in 1967 based on Clement C. Moore’s famous poem, Twas the Night before Christmas. Read the rest of the tale…Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Ep 0014 – Pirate Mark, Two Years Before the Mast, Mai Tais, Riding Elephants and other Adventures http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0014_DAT_Pirate_Mark_DanaPoint_121913.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAvast ye mateys! Climb aboard, thar be a pirate episode for ye! Learn why Richard Henry Dana is Mark’s hero, and why Two Years Before the Mast is his favorite book. Discover the best Mai Tais in Dana Point, CA. And why are all these elephant rides ...
  • Ep 0013 – Beer and Family – Behind the scenes at Mother Earth Brew Co http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0013_DAT_Mother_Earth_Beer_121213.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadGo behind the scenes at successful microbrewery, Mother Earth Brew Co. in Vista, CA as we visit with co-owners, Mark’s cousin Julie and her husband Jeff Bonus. Learn how the company went from garage to brew pub, thoughts on Jeff’s new retirement and firsthand brew reviews by customers. Song ...
  • Ep 0012 – Picnics, Stone Barn Vineyard Conservancy, and Many Ways to Say Hello http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0012_DAT_Picnics_Wine_Hello_120513.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMom and I have fun picnicking. Learn the history of the Stone Barn Vineyard Conservancy from my friend, Jane Neff Rollins. Mark tells of his wild and woolly adventures there as a child. Enjoy a cheerful and bouncy Song of the Week , Big Blue Day by Uncle Neptune. ...
  • Ep 0011 – Thanksgiving Hiking Tales, Turkey Tips and Mom’s Skype Poem http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0011_DAT_Thanksgiving_Hiking_Tales_112813.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMissing my friend, Marie, who has moved back east, I celebrate our past Thanksgiving tradition by hiking in Deukmejian Wilderness Park. I meet several hikers who tell their Thanksgiving and hiking stories. Mark shares his turkey tips. Mom performs a Thanksgiving poem via Skype. Song of the week, Turkey ...
  • Ep 0010 – A Bike Camera POV Adventure to Ostrich Land USA http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0010_DAT_OstrichBikePOV_112113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMark and I plan to capture our bike ride from Buellton to Solvang with my new POV action cam. We stop at Ostrich Land USA and have an adventure feeding the Ostriches. I interview other ostrich feeders and manager, Blake Fowler about the history of Ostrich Land USA. I ...
  • Ep 0009 – Concert Claustrophobia http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0009_DAT_ConcertClaustrophobia_111413.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMark and I travel to Anaheim to see Mark’s favorite singer, Sarah Brightman, live during her Dreamchaser tour. Mark shares the impact of claustrophobia on his life and why it’s still worth it to attend this live concert. I muse by the pool about value spending and why Stacy ...
  • Ep 0008 – Beast and the Beauty Stories http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0008_DAT_BeastandBeauty_110713.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMark and I go “La Dee Dah” as we get our hair styled at Wolf’s European Hair Design at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los Angeles. Stylist, Marcus Hess, tells why all are welcome at the salon. Mark and I tell about our Halloween fright night at the Nightmare ...
  • Ep 0007 – Halloween Stories 2013 http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0007_DAT_HalloweenStories_103113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOur spook-a-licious Halloween extravaganza! Mark performs a spooky reading of his original campfire story, “Don’t Let the Fire Go Out”. I meet up with Halloween fans at Descanso Gardens and get their stories. Hear about a fantastic Haunted House called Nightmare in Whiting Woods. I honor the memory of ...
  • Ep 0006 – Home – part 3 of 3 – My fake son, New & Noteworthy, Thanks Renee, and How do you stop ruminating? http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0006_DAT_Steve_Renee_Ruminate_102413.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPart 3 of the Going Home series, all episodes of the series also stand alone. Ever have problems with your negative mind grabbing onto something that it won’t let go? I ponder how I overcome rumination while on the dock at Ruston Way in Tacoma, WA. Back ...
  • Ep 0005 – Home – part 2 of 3 – Solace, Twitter and Bo Bice! http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0005_DAT_BoBice_SpeakPipe_Solace_101713.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPart 2 of the Going Home series, all episodes of the series also stand alone. I explain during my morning walk along the shore of Puget Sound how I find solace when the sad parts about coming home surface in my heart. As a Twitter newbie, I’m ...
  • Ep 0004 – Going Home – part 1 of 3 – What memories do you feature? http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0004_DAT_Home_pt1_Memories_101013.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPart 1 of the Going Home series; all episodes of the series also stand alone. I take an early morning walk down memory lane along a path by Commencement Bay in my hometown of Tacoma, WA. I podcast in the field from a dock and I ponder which ...
  • Ep 0003 – Bikes, Camera, Action! Plus free music http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0003_DAT_Bike_Camera_Music_100313.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMark and I talk about the first time we went to a bike shop and were told we were “too fat” to ride bikes, hah! I get a bike helmut POV camera with mic. Hear an audio snippet of my first recorded bike ride as I huff ...
  • Ep 0002 – Voice-overs by friends and family. How about you? http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0002_DAT_TryVoiceOver_092613.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMy friends, Linda and Noreen risk recording voice-overs for Daily Adventure Tales, and bravely reveal their process. Mom teaches me about Skype with an unforgettable duck joke. How you can add your voice to the show. Read the rest of the tale…Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Ep 0001 – Intro to Daily Adventure Tales and the Couch Potato Challenge http://media.blubrry.com/dailyadventuretales/p/traffic.libsyn.com/dailyadventuretales/0001_DAT_CouchPotatoChallenge_091913.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI launch the Daily Adventure Tales podcast. I share how and why Daily Adventure Tales came to be and why I am qualified to write about adventure. I decide to challenge myself to go hiking at dawn “yikes” instead of sitting on the sofa and planning a TV day. ...

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